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Livin’ It Up (Friday Night) – Bell and James

Livin’ It Up (Friday Night) – Bell and James

Today’s hit is a completely forgotten one-hit wonder that should be resurrected in a movie soundtrack or remade by Lady Gaga or Black Eyed Peas. “Livin’ It Up (Friday Night)” by Bell and James is a quintessential party song. It’s about nothing more than busting out this Friday night. This song could have been recorded by The SOS Band who gave the world “Take Your Time (Do it Right).” It’s another song with unnecessary … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1970s, Pop

TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia) – MFSB

TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia) – MFSB

It’s impossible to not love “TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia).” It’s sweet Philly soul. It’s disco. It is written by Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, the same guys who gave the world The O’Jays and many more soul bands. “TSOP” is recorded by MFSB. An abbreviation for Mother, Father, Sister, Brother and featuring soaring vocals by The Three Degrees. It reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. In fact, you can make a strong argument … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1970s